Organic Fair Trade Cotton Becomes the Gold Standard in Responsible Sourcing Practices
OAKLAND, CA and LUBBOCK, TX (June, 13 2011) – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, and Textile Exchange, a leader in facilitating the expansion of the global organic cotton and sustainable fiber supply chain, have formed a strategic partnership to offer brands new opportunities in responsible sourcing and to better support cotton farming communities around the world. This new partnership will focus on market-linkage, j
Baltimore, MD, June 9, 2011 – Catholic Relief Service’s (CRS) 2011 Fair Trade Fund grant awards, totaling $87,000, will go to three recipients representing Fair Trade business, academia and artisan producers.
The purpose of CRS’ Fair Trade Fund is to seed innovation and creativity to address the critical challenges in the Fair Trade movement, including growth and expansion.